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Feb 18, 2011 6:00am PST
barack obama waking up in the bay area this morning. last night, he had dinner with the best minds in silicon valley. let's go to anne makovec. she is at sfo where he will board air force one to go to oregon in a few hours. >> reporter: we just spotted air force one. it's on the tarmac here behind me across this waterway pretty far away. but you can see the tail there and a little american flag. it may be air force one, taking off here from sfo this morning. he is headed up to hillsborough, oregon. here's a look at the president's arrival last evening to the cloudy and rainy bay area. he is here on the west coast to promote his agenda to make the u.s. more competitive globally. he is pushing for new spending on innovation, education, high- speed rail and faster internet service. he is also looking for ideas on how to create more jobs through technology. so last night he had dinner with the innovators 6 some successful silicon valley valley companies looking for ideas. 26-year-old facebook founder mark zuckerberg, apple leader steve jobs, and google's ceo, eric schmitt. some other big
Feb 4, 2011 6:00am PST
- government demonstrators are in cairo's square. the obama administration says sit topping for top egyptian officials about seth up an interim government there. >>> let's get a check of traffic and weather around the bay area. and it is shaping up to be a gorgeous weekend. >> yeah, doesn't get better than this in the middle of winter. beautiful sunshine coming our way today. a couple patches of fog to start out the day and cool in spots. cold in santa rosa right now. fog there. 34degrees. 37 in the napa valley. more patchy fog toward the immediate coastline. but by the afternoon, what a day it's going to be. tell you what, how about 78 in santa rosa today. and 67 degrees in san jose. i'll tell you what, it's going to be warmer for the weekend. more details coming up. right now, let's check on traffic. >> thank you. >>> to san jose we go, north 101, it was a four-car crash. blocking one of the right lanes. everything is over to the shoulder. but check this out, traffic backed up. so give yourself extra time. seeing delays on the parkway as well. no accidents or incidents through the
Feb 2, 2011 6:00am PST
he will but only after elections in september. president obama spoke with mubarak by telephone yesterday evening. >> what is clear and what i indicated tonight president mubarak is my belief that an orderly transition must be meaningful, it must be peaceful and it must begin now. >> meanwhile, the u.s. embassy in egypt says a mandatory evacuation is under way. two charter planes are being used to get more than 1,000 staff members and their families out of that country. >>> later today, president obama is taking a step to reset ties with rush on nuclear arms. he is expected to sign the new start treaty. russia has already agreed to it. under that deal, each country will be allowed about 1500 strategic warheads. that is down from the current 2200. >>> the senate is expected to hold a vote today on repealing the healthcare law. their efforts supported by a federal judge in florida who ruled the law unconstitutional on monday. a gop spokesman said all 47 republicans in the chamber will vote for the repeal lot amendment would need 60 votes. the house passed the repeal last month. >>
Feb 9, 2011 6:00am PST
soon be history. the "wall street journal" says the obama administration could introduce several plans this week aimed at phasing out the two troubled agencies. the federal government bailed them both out in 2008. >>> drivers who don't pay their tickets are getting the boot in one east bay city. the berkeley council has voted to stop towing and impounding cars. instead, a boot will be put on the car to immobilize it. a driver would have to pay all his tickets and a $140 fee to get a code to unlock the boot. some towing companies say they could lose up to 30% of their business if that happens. >>> potentially big boost for the high-speed rail project in california. the white house has announced plans to spend $58 billion on a high-speed railroad over the next 6 years. california would be a major recipient for the project to connect the bay area and southern california with high- speed rail lines. but before it's a done deal, federal funding still faces an uphill battle in the republican- controlled house. >>> it is 6:20. she wants to lead by expect. the financial sacrifice oakland's may
Feb 15, 2011 6:00am PST
come from the legislative analyst's office at the request of democrats. >>> president obama coming to the bay area this week to sell his new budget. barack obama scheduled to meet thursday evening with tech industry leaders and then spend the night here. the "mercury news" reports it will be a private meeting to talk about the budget plan which includes money for research, development, education and clean energy. >>> congress begins hearings this morning on the president's new $3.7 trillion budget plan. the white house says the proposal would cut a trillion dollars from the deficit over the next decade. some democrats say the budget makes too many cuts though. some republicans say the cuts aren't deep enough. >>> time now 6:06. egypt is asking for international aid to help repair the economic damage from days of protests that ousted president hosni mubarak. a statement posted on the foreign ministry's website says america, great britain and saudi arabia have already offered support. meanwhile, a member of the committee appointed by egypt's ruling military to amend the constitution say
Feb 17, 2011 6:00am PST
, president obama coming to the bay area meeting with heavyweights from the tech industry. a private dinner will be at a home in san francisco. the group is expected to discuss the president's tech agenda, jobs, education and innovation part of his effort to reach out to the business community. the white house hasn't released the guest list but it's said to include facebook's ceo mark zuckerberg as well as executives from cisco systems, intel and google. >>> oakland police tell us they have no suspects for a triple shooting near interstate 880 and 98th avenue. three people were wounded on hunter avenue about 8:45 p.m. last night, the victims two men and a woman. two were shot on the street, the other was in a car. they are all expected to survive. >>> commander of a special drug task force under arrest this morning accused of selling the very drugs that he was supposed to be keeping off the streets. christin ayers is in martinez where the suspects are in jail. she joins us now live from martinez. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that top commander that you spoke about normal
Feb 3, 2011 6:00am PST
city officials telling them that marijuana growers could be prosecuted. >>> president obama speaking on egypt right now. these are live -- this is live look at the national prayer breakfast. he said he is praying that the violence in egypt will end and that a brighter day will dawn. in just a few minutes we'll have live report from vicki barker a cbs radio news reporter currently in egypt monitoring that situation. >>> it is 6:21. meet the mallicoats. we are going to check in again with my new co-anchor frank as they travel cross-country to san francisco. >> they are on the long trek. >> plus a condo in the south bay is changing its tune. the new and more affordable move to bring in residents. ,, ,,,,,,,, [ man ] i was deciding what to do with my citi thankyou points when it happened... [ glass breaks ] ...again. ♪ [ child ] run! [ man ] first it was the mailbox, then my squirrel... and now, this. so i used my points to make a donation to get the park down the street built. when it finally opened, i also used my points for... car repair. [ male announcer ] use citi thankyou points for
Feb 23, 2011 6:00am PST
meeting with president obama in silicon valley last week. it's not clear what kind of illness he is suffering from. apple has contended that releasing plans for a successor could give other tech companies an unfair advantage over them. the union has said they are not look fog specifics, they just want to be sure there is is a plan in place, they are not looking for specifics. also on the agenda, the next generation ipad to be unveiled a week from today in san francisco. the rumor is it will be thinner and lighter. it may have new features like a front facing camera that can be used for video chatting. that meeting starts in a few hours here at 10 a.m. at apple headquarters. analysts tell bloomberg news it's unlikely apple will agree to release succession plans and how much we'll hear about the new ipad in today's meeting, we'll wait and see. >> thank you. >>> the message from santa clara to governor jerry brown, hands off the money for our new 49ers stadium. last night the council approval a resolution to protect $40 million in state money for the stadium. the governor has proposed
Feb 7, 2011 6:00am PST
ban them. efforts to get rid of bouncy houses. >> president obama in the hot seat his response to people who say they hate him >>> what was your favorite super bowl commercial in ads creating the most buzz this morning. ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> cooler than our record setting pace of the weekend. daytime highs, 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. >>> thank you jim. kids love them but tonight park officials in walnut creek may ban inflatable bounce houses from city parks. the children's jumpers have grown in popularity in the past two years. city staff say they damage lawns, take up staff time with permits hard to enforce and make parks less enjoyable for others. the jumpers have already been outlawed in parks in danville, me san on the and clayton. >>> a lawyer for wikileaks founder julian asage said his client should not be extradited to sweden. the secrecy surrounding rape proceedings in sweden means there is a risk of flag rant denial of justice. asage is accused by two women he met in a i have it to sweden last year. >>> president obama says quote he has a pretty thick skin so i
Feb 28, 2011 6:00am PST
with president obama in the white house. >>> the economic toll of the earthquake in new zealand could reach as much as $15 billion, last tuesday 6.3 quake killed at least 148 people in crisis church. now the costs estimates are raised from $12 to $15. he announced an initial package of financial measures yesterday. some of that money will go to employers to help pay workers who can't go back to work because of all the damage. >>> the federal government could run out of money by the end of the week. house republicans planning to tank a measure tomorrow to extend funding for two weeks by making $4 billion worth of cuts. house speaker john boehner says he sees a moral responsibility to reinin the federal debt. the house is expected to pass a deal to keep the government running. >> i think that's clearly headed in the right direction. is that the end of the story? you know, the way this town, probably not. >> their job is to solve these problems and not just to stand in a corner and hold their breaths. >> president obama is urging lawmakers to act quickly on the budget. leading demo
Feb 24, 2011 6:00am PST
groups are praising a decision by the obama administration. it has decided to stop defending a federal law that bans the recognition of same- sex marriage. the justice department depended the act until now. attorney general eric holder says the president decided the administration just can't defend it anymore. >> the president's position on the defense of marriage act has been consistent. he has long opposed it as unnecessary and unfair. >> california senator dianne feinstein plans to introduce a bill that would repeal the defense of marriage act. >>> 6:21. we are just hours away from the space shuttle discovery's final blastoff. the special passenger on board. >>> plus, we told you about facebook's breakup app. this morning, why you won't be able to find it anymore. that and much more coming up. ,,,,,,,,,, ♪ [ female announcer ] starbucks via is planted the same... ♪ ...harvested the same... ♪ ...and roasted the same as our other premium coffees. it only makes sense it would taste the same. so, try it for yourself. buy a pack of 100% natural starbucks via ready brew. we
Feb 21, 2011 6:00am PST
. >> all right. thank you sharon. >>> he shook hands with president obama last week this week, ed lee will head to the state capitol and push an alternative proposal to save the city's redevelopment funds allowing agencies to put $200 million to the state for 12 years saving the state. >>> two boys from walnut creek wanted to have a little fun rafting after the big rainstorm but their trip ended in tragedy in an east bay creek they told friends they were going rafting in walnut creek, running through wall net creek and concord. they started their trip saturday afternoon but after midnight before their families realize that i had were missing and called for help. search and -- realized they were missing and called for help. search and rescue teams found the raft sunday morning. a few hours later their bodies were found separately miles down stream from the raft. >> we had the recent rains, makes the creek swell, become very fast moving but what is even more dangerous was the debris in the water, branches, rocks, you can think of any kind of other debris in there causes problems and obstruct
Feb 16, 2011 6:00am PST
delays or cancellations. >>> and today president obama meeting with senate democrats to talk about potential budget cuts. on the house side, republicans are moving ahead with their plan to cut $61 billion from the current budget. that's expected to pass by the end of the week and then face likely defeat in the senate. >>> the time now is 6:21. cbs news reporter lara logan is in the hospital recovering after a mob of egyptians assaulted her. this was a photo taken in cairo's tahrir square on friday just moments before the attack. logan was reporting on president hosni mubarak's resignation when she became separated from her crew. cbs news says a mob of 200 people surrounded her and logan suffered a brutal and sustained sexual assault and beating. cbs says she was saved by a group of egyptian women and soldiers. logan is now back here in the united states. she is expected to be released from the hospital soon. >>> we're getting an inside look this morning at the recovery of congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >> you know, she is just working really hard and progressing. it's paying off
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